Lullaby
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A woman will go to any lengths to protect her wayward son in this thriller from South African filmmaker Darrell James Roodt. Stephanie (Melissa Leo) is a middle-aged woman living in Tennessee, where she waits tables to help her family make ends meet. Her son Steven (Renier Basson) has fallen in with a gang of ruthless drug dealers, and while she's still willing to do anything for her son, he often takes advantage of her unconditional love for him. Stephanie hasn't heard from Steven for several months when she gets a call from T-Boy (Joey Dedio), a dope dealer and pimp living in… More

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"It's only Leo's refusal to be bowed by all the absurdity her character is being asked to carry that prevents the movie from collapsing under the weight of its own ludicrousness."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"Fresh from her Oscar nomination for Best Actress for Frozen River, Melissa Leo once again toughs it out as a trailer park action mom in a macho hardcore world, relying on brains over brawn fierce maternal instinct."
‑ Prairie Miller, NewsBlaze
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